Definitions for gagegeɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gagegeɪdʒ(n.)

  1. something, as a glove, thrown down by a medieval knight in token of challenge to combat.

  2. Archaic. to pledge, stake, or wager.

Origin of gage:

1350–1400; ME < Gmc

gage*geɪdʒ(n.)

  1. Ref: gauge .

* (chiefly in technical use).

Gagegeɪdʒ(n.)

  1. Thomas, 1721–87, British general in America 1763–76.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pot, grass, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane(noun)

    street names for marijuana

  2. gauge, gage(verb)

    a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.

  3. bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt(verb)

    place a bet on

    "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"

Wiktionary

  1. gage(Noun)

    Something, such as a glove or other pledge thrown down as a challenge to combat (now usually figurative).

  2. gage(Noun)

    Used especially as a technical term of measuring devices and standard measures.

  3. gage(Noun)

    A form of jewelry which creates a hole of variable size in the earlobe, popular especially among some young people in the West, perhaps on analogy with similar devices found in various non-Western indigenous cultures.

  4. gage(Noun)

    A short form of greengage.

  5. gage(Noun)

    Something valuable deposited as a guarantee or pledge; security, ransom.

  6. gage(Verb)

    To measure.

  7. gage(Verb)

    To give or deposit as a pledge or security; to pawn

  8. gage(Verb)

    To wager, to bet.

  9. Gage(ProperNoun)

    , modern transferred use of the surname.

  10. Origin: From gage, from Old (and modern) French gager (verb), gage (noun), from Frankish *waddi, from Germanic ( > English wed).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gage(noun)

    a pledge or pawn; something laid down or given as a security for the performance of some act by the person depositing it, and forfeited by nonperformance; security

  2. Gage(noun)

    a glove, cap, or the like, cast on the ground as a challenge to combat, and to be taken up by the accepter of the challenge; a challenge; a defiance

  3. Gage(noun)

    a variety of plum; as, the greengage; also, the blue gage, frost gage, golden gage, etc., having more or less likeness to the greengage. See Greengage

  4. Gage(noun)

    to give or deposit as a pledge or security for some act; to wage or wager; to pawn or pledge

  5. Gage(noun)

    to bind by pledge, or security; to engage

  6. Gage(noun)

    a measure or standard. See Gauge, n

  7. Gage(verb)

    to measure. See Gauge, v. t

Freebase

  1. Gage

    Gage is a town in Ellis County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 442 at the 2010 census. February, 2012, Gage had its first large business to open shop in many years. MAALT TRANSPORT, a rapidly expanding oil & gas service company based in Fort Worth, Texas. Oil & Gas field truck operation, including sand hauling. Currently operating 45 trucks and have built a large yard/operation on the east side of Gage, next to the Gage Cemetery and Highway 15. Gage is home of Oklahoma’s “largest outdoor swimming pool.” Adjacent to the pool, is a clear, spring-fed lake that’s about the size of five football fields. See Gage Artesian Beach Below


Translations for gage

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

pledge(noun)

something given by a person who is borrowing money etc to the person he has borrowed it from, to be kept until the money etc is returned

He borrowed $20 and left his watch as a pledge.

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